Arc 77 – Canada’s Simple Alternatives Poetry Magazine

Kevin Shaw’s “Turing’s Time Machine” takes 1st prize in the Poem Of The Year contest.
Amber Homeniuk earned the Readers’ Choice with her poem “by the time he hit the floor,” and Sneha Madhavan-Reese’s p…

Arc 76: Canada’s Squirming Creature Poetry Magazine

In this issue of Arc Poetry Magazine, a year of Sylvia Legris’ mentorships as Arc’s Poet-In-Residence comes to an end.

With new work from Legris and four exceptional poets fostered by Legris’ mentorship, the Po…

Chapbook Reviews

Arc Poetry Magazine will soon introduce a short section of chapbook reviews.

Scheduled to begin this summer, the reviews will focus on recent Canadian work. 
They may be detailed discussions of a single chapbook or may b…

Welcome to Arc Poetry Magazine

For over 30 years, Arc Poetry Magazine has been bringing great poetry to readers in Canada and beyond. At Arc, we find the brave new voices. We feature poetry that is woozy, cunning, shearing and wildlike, and prose that offers new perspectives on the verse you thought you knew. We dig up the dead and the too-soon-forgotten. We tackle burning questions, and sometimes ignite them: What, say, is hockey poetry really about? What is with this ghazal fad? Would you dare to be the next Anon? When is a found poem a find, and when should it just be put back? Find out by exploring the wonderful world of words—with Arc!

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Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent

The Deadpan Centre Continues: Liz Howard’s Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent

Liz Howard. Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 2015. ~ E Martin Nolan   Canada’s colonial history is fraught, ... Continue Reading »

Best Seen from the Knees: Patrick Lane’s Washita

Patrick Lane. Washita. Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Publishing, 2015. ~ Review by Anouk Henri   There’s a saying that death lies in the crease ... Continue Reading »
A. F. Moritz’s Sequence

The Search for Wonder: A. F. Moritz’s Sequence

A.F. Moritz. Sequence. Toronto: House of Anansi Press, 2015. ~Review by Alison Goodwin   “It has to be living, / to learn the speech ... Continue Reading »
Robyn Sarah

Arc Poetry Magazine announces Poet-in-Residence 2015–16

Arc Poetry Magazine is pleased to announce that Montreal poet Robyn Sarah will be Arc’s Poet-in-Residence for 2015–2016.   Robyn Sarah ... Continue Reading »
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